Tag Archives: Health Improvement

Green space and health

By Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) (2016)

A range of bodies, including government agencies, have promoted the possible physical and mental health benefits of access to green space. This briefing summarises the evidence for physical and mental health benefits from contact with nature, such as reducing rates of non-communicable diseases, and the challenges for urban green spaces.

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Tipping the scale: case studies on the use of planning powers to limit hot food takeaways

By Local Government Association (2016)

This report contains seven case studies to illustrate how the use of planning powers could be utilised as part of public health policy locally. It highlights the balance to strike between supporting growth of local businesses and promoting healthier choices and options for the population.

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Family friendly framework: a whole systems approach for the planning, delivery and improvement of services for children and families

By British Association for Community Child Health (2014)

This framework from the British Association for Community Child Health and the British Association for Child and Adolescent Public Health presents a practical whole systems approach to improve outcomes for children, young people and their families.

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Children and young people’s health benchmarking tool

By Public Health England (2013)

This framework brings together and builds on health outcomes data from the Public Health Outcomes Framework and the NHS Outcomes Framework. It responds to the Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum’s recommendation that a version of these frameworks be created which highlights areas of particular relevance to improving the health outcomes of children and young people.

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